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Sep 28, 2010 5:30pm PDT
drama. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: on the surface, today's housing news looked pretty good. it came from a closely watched report on property values known as the case-shiller index. the survey found home prices rose in july for the fourth straht month. in all, a dozen cities out of 20 reported gains, while seven were down. one was unchanged. but that was partly because home sales were boosted by a federal tax credit that has since expired. president obama addressed the housing issue today. speaking in albuquerque, new mexico, he urged potential buyers to be prudent. >> if you want a house, you have to save for a while. you have to wait until you have 20% down. you should go for a mortgage that you know you can afford. you've got... there shouldn't be any surprises out there, right? that kind of traditional thinking about saving and thinking about th
PBS
Sep 6, 2010 5:30pm PDT
's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: this is the engine that connects abundant grain from the american heartland to aaron's best selling whole wheat while keeping 60 billion pounds of carbon out of the atmosphere every year. bnsf, theen engine that connects us. >> chevron. this is the power of human energy. >> intel. sponsors of tomorrow. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation, supporting science, technology and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: president obama spent this labor day in the midwest to rally with union members and unveil a new plan to promote job growth. but even as he sharpend his focus on the economy, his political opponents sharpened their responses. >> around the nation this holiday,
PBS
Sep 17, 2010 3:00pm PDT
. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: one of wall street's leading critics, elizabeth warren, will now fashion a new oversight agency. the president announced the appointment today, but he steered clear of a confirmation fight with the senate. ( applause ) just two months ago, the president signed the financial reform bill that authorized a new consumer financial protection bureau. today, in the white house rose garden, he said the job of turning the concept into reality will go to "one of the country's fiercest advocates for the middle class." >> the consumer financial protection bureau will be a watchdog for the american consumer, charged with enforcing the toughest financial protections in history. now, getting this agency off the ground will be an enormously important task, a task that can't wait. and that task i
WETA
Aug 31, 2010 8:00pm EDT
in washington, and i welcome you to this pbs newshour special coverage of president obama's prime time address to the nation. he will speak from the oval office about the formal end of america's combat mission in iraq and the continuing war against al qaeda in afghanistan. as always, shields and brooks will be watching with us tonight. that's syndicated columnist mark shields, "new york times" columnist david brooks. going in, mark, it's "i kept my promise, mr. and ms. america," right? that's going to be one of his themes about iraq. >> right. a campaign promise that he would have american troops out by the first of september. he meets that promise tonight. at least in literal terms. i mean there's 50,000 american troops to 7,000 security private contractors. a large national security apparatus from the state department. but as far as formal combat operations he can say they're ending. >> lehrer: but it's a tough row he's got to follow, isn't it,? terms of what kind of credit he takes for himself and how he explains this. >> was it a good war? was it a bad war? did we win? did we lose? to what
PBS
Sep 8, 2010 5:30pm PDT
funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: this is the engine that connects zero emission technologies to breathing a little easier, while taking 4.6 million truckloads off the road every year. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: the president accused the republicans of being fiscally irresponsible, but admitted that his own policies have not worked as quickly as hoped. congressional correspondent kwame holman reports. >> we got some business to do today. >> reporter: just eight weeks from election day, the president made his pitch in cleveland today to help the sputtering u.s. economy >> that means making long-term investmentin education and clean energy; in basic research, technology, and infrastructure. >> reporter
PBS
Aug 31, 2010 6:30pm PDT
sense page. all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. judy? >> woodruff: and that's the newshour for tonight. on wednesday, we'll have a newsmaker interview with vice president biden in iraq. i'm judy woodruff. >> lehrer: and i'm jim lehrer. we'll see online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org ow! of course. thank you. i'd call her honeydew goodbody, not lisa. the very fact that she is called lisa proves that she exists.
PBS
Sep 9, 2010 5:30pm PDT
: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: a florida pastor claimed his congregation would not ignite a muslim holy book in florida on saturday. he said that was in exchange for an islamic community center moving its location. but an imam in new york said there was no deal. ray suarez has our story. >> suarez: the minister's announcement came at a press conference late this afternoon. >> i will be flying up there on saturday to meet with the imam at the ground zero mosque. he has agreed to move the location. that, of course, cannot happen overnight, but he has agreed to move that. we felt that that would be a sign that god would want us to do it, t
PBS
Sep 23, 2010 5:30pm PDT
migration of african americans. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i want to know what the universe... >> looks like. >> feels like. >> from deep space. >> to a microbe. >> i can contribute to the world by pursuing my passion for science. >> it really is the key to the future. >> i want to design... >> a better solar cell. >> i want to know what's really possible. >> i want to be the first to cure cancer. >> people don't really understand why things work. >> i want to be that person that finds out why. >> innovative young minds taking on tomorrow's toughest challenges. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this programas made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: congressional republicans went public with their "pledge to america" today. it's th
PBS
Sep 1, 2010 5:30pm PDT
as hurricane earl approaches the east coast. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i want to be the first to cure cancer. >> people don't really understand why things work. >> i want to be that person that finds out why. >> innovative young minds taking on tomorrow's toughest challenges. chevron. bnsf railway. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: the u.s. moved into what is planned as its final military phase in iraq today after ending its combat role. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> reporter: cleaning up and packing-- that's what u.s. soldiers were doing on bases across iraq today. humvees rolled on to flatbed trucks and rows of equipment awaited transport home. last night, president obama marked the formal end of combat operations in iraq with a speech from the oval office. >> our combat mission is ending, b
PBS
Sep 3, 2010 10:00pm PDT
the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: the august jobs report turned out a mixed bag of results today. there were slight improvements in the private sector, but they were not enough to reduce overall unemployment. ray suarez has our story. >> suarez: more people found work in construction as the summer closed, and in hospitals and other health care work. in all, private employers added 67,000 jobs, a modest gain, but better than expected. at the same time, the public seor shed 12000 sitions, most of them temporary census jobs. the bottom line-- a net loss of 54,000 jobs nationwide in august. president obama urged patience in the white house rose garden this morning. >> jobs are being created; they're just not being created as fast as they need to, given the big hole that we experienced. >> suarez: indeed, some nine million jobs were lost in 2008 and 2009, a
PBS
Sep 10, 2010 10:00pm PDT
's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these instutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: president obama held a televised news conference this morning at the white house. the east room back and forth included questions about the economy, the middle east, and religious tensions. newshour correspondent kwame holman reports. >> holman: it was the first formal news conference since may, and from start to finish, the session lasted an hour and 17 minutes. first up-- a question about mr. obama's comment earlier this week that democrats would suffer at the polls in november if the election was a referendum on the economy. >> what i said was that, if it was just a referendum on whether we've made the kind of progress that we need to, then people around the country would say, "we're not there yet." if the election is about the policies that are going to move us forward versus the
PBS
Sep 24, 2010 5:30pm PDT
's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: with just over five weeks until the midterm elections, democrats in washington were grappling today with how to handle the bush-era tax cuts. senate leaders announced late thursday they'd wait until after the elections to vote on whether to end them. but today, house speaker nancy pelosi would not rule out action before november on extending tax breaks for the middle class. >> well, we will retain the right to proceed as we choose. we'll take it one day at a time am but let me, let me be very clear as we have all been clear and have democratic leadership. america's middle class will have a tax cut. it will be done in this congress. there is no question about that >> woodruff: on the senate side, the issue will have to wait until a lame duck session i
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